If you delete a file or folder by mistake, you can go to Recycle Bin to find it and restore it to its original location. But where do restored files go from Recycle Bin? Which is the original location of the restored files. How to find restored files from Recycle Bin? What to do if you can’t find files restored from Recycle Bin? MiniTool Software will introduce the information you want to know.
What Is Recycle Bin on Windows?
Recycle Bin is a Windows pre-installed app and it is displayed on the desktop by default. It is a place for files set aside by the user for deletion, but not yet permanently erased. Windows allows you to regret after you delete a file or folder by mistake. Files and folders in Recycle Bin are recoverable if you can find them there.
How to recover files from Recycle Bin on Windows?
It is very easy to restore files or folders from Recycle Bin. You just need to right-click the item you want to restore and click Restore to make it go back to the original location.
If you want to restore more than one file or folder, you can multi-select these files at the same time, right-click them and select Restore to restore the selected items at a time.
Where Do Restored Files Go from Recycle Bin on Windows?
Perhaps you know the restored files will go back to their original location. But you may forget where were they stored before you delete them.
Here come some questions:
- Where do restored files go from Recycle Bin?
- Where to find restored files from Recycle Bin?
- How to find restored files from Recycle Bin?
Now, we will introduce how to find the original location of the restored files.
After you enter Recycle Bin, you can see the Original Location volume. The paths under Original Location are the original location of these deleted files. If you forget the original location of the file you want to recover, you can just see this row and remember the path.
How to Recover Files from Empty Recycle Bin on Windows?
If you can’t find your deleted files in Recycle Bin or you have emptied Recycle Bin, you will be unable to restore your files from Recycle Bin. In a situation like this, you can use professional data recovery software like MiniTool Power Data Recovery to get your data back.
This is a free file recovery tool , which can help you recover all kinds of files from different types of data storage devices under different situations.
This software supports recovering data from specific locations like recovering data from Recycle Bin. Thus, you can use this software to recover files deleted from Recycle Bin .
On the software’s main interface, you can see the Recover From Specific Location section.
Of course, you can also use this software to recover data from any drive that can be detected by your Windows computer. You can select the drive you want to recover data from under Logical Drives . You can also switch to the Devices tab and scan the entire disk.
You can use MiniTool Power Data Recovery Free Edition to free recover 1 GB of data. If you need to recover more files, you need to use a full edition.
What to Do if You Can’t Find Files Restored from Recycle Bin?
However, if you forget the original location of the files restored from Recycle Bin, what can you do to find your files?
If you can’t find files restored from Recycle Bin, you can use the Search feature in File Explorer to find your files by name .
If you still can’t find your files, you can try MiniTool Power Data Recovery to rescue them.